My home area is Industrial/Organizational Psychology, the application of psychological principles to the working world. In particular, I’m interested in how the Internet has and will change the way work is conducted. Social media and 3D virtual environments are at the frontiers of both research and practice, and they are my focus. I use this blog to provide live coverage of academic conferences that I am attending, report on current research in technology applied to work, and promote my lab’s research.
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In an upcoming special issue of Social Science Computer Review, Landers and Callan set out to understand how people actually use social media while at work and how it affects their job performance. By polling workers across a wide variety of jobs (across at least 17 industries), they identified 8 broad ways that people use social […]Related articles from NeoAcademic:Textual Harassment at Work: Romance and Sexual Harassment on Social MediaGamification, Social Media, Mobile, […]
On April 15 at 1PM EDT, I will be giving a webinar on gamification for the Human Capital Institute. If you’re interested in what science says about how gamification and videogames can improve HR processes, you’ll want to be there. Registration is free, but you’ll need to sign up for a free account on the […]Related articles from NeoAcademic:Is I/O Psychology Ruining Human Resources?Gamification, Social Media, Mobile, and MTurk SIOP 2014 TNTLab […]
In a recent issue of Human Resource Management Journal, Godard provides a provocatively-titled opinion piece: “The psychologisation of employment relations?” The central arguments of this paper are that 1) human resources management (HRM) is interdisciplinary, 2) industrial relations has historically been an important part of HRM, 3) organizational behavior has taken over HRM, pushing out industrial […]Related articles from NeoAcademic:CFP: Assessing Human […]
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